Thematic Bible: Proverbs 29

Proverbs 29:1 (show verse)

A man who hardens his neck after much reproof Will suddenly be broken beyond remedy.

Proverbs 29:2 (show verse)

When the righteous increase, the people rejoice, But when a wicked man rules, people groan.

Proverbs 29:3 (show verse)

A man who loves wisdom makes his father glad, But he who keeps company with harlots wastes his wealth.

Proverbs 29:4 (show verse)

The king gives stability to the land by justice, But a man who takes bribes overthrows it.

Proverbs 29:5 (show verse)

A man who flatters his neighbor Is spreading a net for his steps.

Proverbs 29:6 (show verse)

By transgression an evil man is ensnared, But the righteous sings and rejoices.

Proverbs 29:7 (show verse)

The righteous is concerned for the rights of the poor, The wicked does not understand such concern.

Proverbs 29:8 (show verse)

Scorners set a city aflame, But wise men turn away anger.

Proverbs 29:9 (show verse)

When a wise man has a controversy with a foolish man, The foolish man either rages or laughs, and there is no rest.

Proverbs 29:10 (show verse)

Men of bloodshed hate the blameless, But the upright are concerned for his life.

Proverbs 29:11 (show verse)

A fool always loses his temper, But a wise man holds it back.

Proverbs 29:12 (show verse)

If a ruler pays attention to falsehood, All his ministers become wicked.

Proverbs 29:13 (show verse)

The poor man and the oppressor have this in common: The LORD gives light to the eyes of both.

Proverbs 29:14 (show verse)

If a king judges the poor with truth, His throne will be established forever.

Proverbs 29:15 (show verse)

The rod and reproof give wisdom, But a child who gets his own way brings shame to his mother.

Proverbs 29:16 (show verse)

When the wicked increase, transgression increases; But the righteous will see their fall.

Proverbs 29:17 (show verse)

Correct your son, and he will give you comfort; He will also delight your soul.

Proverbs 29:18 (show verse)

Where there is no vision, the people are unrestrained, But happy is he who keeps the law.

Proverbs 29:19 (show verse)

A slave will not be instructed by words alone; For though he understands, there will be no response.

Proverbs 29:20 (show verse)

Do you see a man who is hasty in his words? There is more hope for a fool than for him.

Proverbs 29:21 (show verse)

He who pampers his slave from childhood Will in the end find him to be a son.

Proverbs 29:22 (show verse)

An angry man stirs up strife, And a hot-tempered man abounds in transgression.

Proverbs 29:23 (show verse)

A man's pride will bring him low, But a humble spirit will obtain honor.

Proverbs 29:24 (show verse)

He who is a partner with a thief hates his own life; He hears the oath but tells nothing.

Proverbs 29:25 (show verse)

The fear of man brings a snare, But he who trusts in the LORD will be exalted.

Proverbs 29:26 (show verse)

Many seek the ruler's favor, But justice for man comes from the LORD.

Proverbs 29:27 (show verse)

An unjust man is abominable to the righteous, And he who is upright in the way is abominable to the wicked.